For  those  who  don't  know,  a  sonic  boom  is  the  bang  you  hear  when  a  jet  plane  breaks  the  sound  barrier.


Ok folks, for all of you who have never personally seen the sound barrier, feast your eyes on the pictures.


Actual photos of the sound barrier



This phenomenon only happens at the instant an

Aircraft breaks the sound barrier




And it literally appears like the aircraft goes through a wall